There are 7 ways to get from Siem Reap to Koh Tao by bus, bus and ferry, train, ferry or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus, bus and ferry Lomprayah  •  17 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Siem Reap to Khaosan Road Travel Mart
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lomprayah Bus Station Khao San to Ko Tao Catamaran

$69 - $74

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Bus, train, ferry  •  21 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Siem Reap to Poipet
  2. Take the train from Aranyaprathet to Hua Lamphong
  3. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Chumphon
  4. Take the ferry from Chumphon to Ko Tao

$46 - $108

5 alternative options

Bus, train, bus and ferry  •  18 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Siem Reap to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  2. Take the train from Bang Sue to Hua Hin
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Lomprayah Ticket Office Hua Hin to Ko Tao

Bus, bus and ferry Songserm  •  24 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Siem Reap to Khaosan Road Travel Mart
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Khaosan Road Songserm to Ko Tao

$61 - $63

Bus, bus and ferry via Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal  •  34 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Siem Reap Virak Buntham Express to Khaosan Road Travel Mart Office
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal to Ko Tao

$56 - $58

Fly to Koh Samui, bus and ferry  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Siem Reap (REP) to Koh Samui (USM) REP - USM
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Koh Samui Airport to Ko Tao

$252 - $735

Fly to Surat Thani, ferry  •  10 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Siem Reap (REP) to Surat Thani (URT) REP - URT
  2. Take the ferry from Lomprayah Tapee River Surat Thani City to Ko Tao

$126 - $320

Questions & Answers

The distance between Siem Reap and Koh Tao is 569 km.

The best way to get from Siem Reap to Koh Tao without a car is to bus and bus and ferry which takes 17 h 56 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 17 h 56 min to get from Siem Reap to Koh Tao, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Siem Reap Airport to Koh Samui Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Thai AirAsia, Thai Smile, SilkAir and Bangkok Airways offer flights from Siem Reap Airport to Koh Samui Airport.

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There are 225+ hotels available in Koh Tao. Prices start at $17 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Siem Reap to Siem Reap Airport is to taxi which takes 7 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Siem Reap to Koh Tao.
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  • Distance: 355.4 miles
  • Duration: 17 h 56 min

What companies run services between Siem Reap, Cambodia and Koh Tao, Surat Thani, Thailand?

There is no direct connection from Siem Reap to Koh Tao. However, you can take the bus to Khaosan Road Travel Mart, take the walk to Lomprayah Bus Station Khao San, take the bus and ferry to Ko Tao, then take the taxi to Koh Tao. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Siem Reap to Koh Tao via Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal, Mochit 2 Bus Depot, Queen Sirikit Park, Bang Sue, Hua Hin, Lomprayah Ticket Office Hua Hin, and Ko Tao in around 18 h 35 min.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Siem Reap to Surat Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $230
Flights from Siem Reap to Surat Thani via Phuket, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $400
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Siem Reap to Koh Samui via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Siem Reap to Koh Samui via Phuket
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $330
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Siem Reap to Koh Samui via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $2,900
Flights from Siem Reap to Koh Samui via Phuket
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $330
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Bang Sue to Hua Hin
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $6
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $13
2nd Class (Berth)
$18 - $25
1st Class (Berth)
$26 - $35
Train from Aranyaprathet to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $7
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $13
2nd Class (Berth)
$18 - $25
1st Class (Berth)
$26 - $35
Train from Hua Lamphong to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $45
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$4 - $8
2nd Class (Seat)
$11 - $16
2nd Class (Berth)
$20 - $27
1st Class (Berth)
$30 - $45
Bus operators
Travel Mart
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Siem Reap to Khaosan Road Travel Mart
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
12go.asia
Lomprayah
Website
lomprayah.com
Bus and ferry from Lomprayah Bus Station Khao San to Ko Tao
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$39
Schedules at
lomprayah.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus and ferry from Lomprayah Ticket Office Hua Hin to Ko Tao
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
lomprayah.com
Book at
12go.asia
Thai Sriram Tour
Website
thaisriram.com
Bus and ferry from Bangkok Khao San Road to Koh Tao Mae Had Pier
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
thaisriram.com
Book at
easybook.com
Capitol Tour Cambodia
Website
capitoltourscambodia.com
Bus from Siem Reap to Poipet
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
capitoltourscambodia.com
Book at
bookmebus.com
Songserm
Website
songserm.com
Bus and ferry from Khaosan Road Songserm to Ko Tao
Ave. Duration
15 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
songserm.com
Book at
12go.asia
Virak Buntham
Website
virakbuntham.com
Bus from Siem Reap Virak Buntham Express to Khaosan Road Travel Mart Office
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
virakbuntham.com
Book at
12go.asia
ChokeAnan Tour
Website
chokeanantour.com
Bus and ferry from Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal to Ko Tao
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
chokeanantour.com
Seatran Discovery
Website
seatrandiscovery.com
Bus and ferry from Koh Samui Airport to Ko Tao
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
seatrandiscovery.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Lomprayah
Website
lomprayah.com
Ferry from Chumphon to Ko Tao
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
lomprayah.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry from Lomprayah Tapee River Surat Thani City to Ko Tao
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Schedules at
lomprayah.com

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